We Energies Bicycle Trail Caledonia

Last weekend I decided to check out a little trail I’ve known about for a while but have never ridden.  The WE Energies bicycle trail in Caledonia, WI.  It is about 2 miles long with the northern half being paved and the southern half crushed limestone.   Most of it is just through prairie with aContinue reading “We Energies Bicycle Trail Caledonia”

Cheapest MIPS Helmet Bell Revolution Review

Because I’m frugal, I decided to see how cheaply one could get a MIPS bicycle helmet.  After searching around, I landed on the Bell Revolution for just a little over $30 on Amazon.  I think it’s got a good look and comes in black and red for adults.  The red one matches my new mountainContinue reading “Cheapest MIPS Helmet Bell Revolution Review”

Schwinn Approved Le Tour Complete Guide

1974 Le Tour Schwinn started offering the Le Tour in 1974, and it was a little different for the iconic Chicago based bicycle company.  The Le Tour was made in Japan by Panasonic, with Schwinn approved branding.  So, it’s branded by USA Schwinn, made by Japan Panasonic, and it’s got a French name.  How coolContinue reading “Schwinn Approved Le Tour Complete Guide”

2021 Giant Talon 2 Mountain Bike Red Clay

I’ve been doing a lot of mountain biking lately, so I decided to upgrade my rather old mountain bike.  After shopping around for a few weeks, I landed this great looking 2021 Giant Talon 2 in Red Clay.  Really like the color, and it’s got most all the modern features I was looking for.  ItContinue reading “2021 Giant Talon 2 Mountain Bike Red Clay”

Bicycle Hand Signals For Safety

Hand signals are a very important part of bicycle safety.  Signals help drivers predict where you are going to go.  When riding on the road you should always use hand signals, they can even be helpful on the trail to let other riders know where you are going.  These are the most important signals thatContinue reading “Bicycle Hand Signals For Safety”

How To Replace a bicycle rear derailleur hanger

Is your mountain bike not shifting well after a crash?  Can you see your derailleur is at a weird angle?  Does it look like this? There is an easy fix.  Most modern mountain bikes have a removeable derailleur hanger that saves the frame in the result of a crash.  I may have had a crashContinue reading “How To Replace a bicycle rear derailleur hanger”

How to change a mountain bike tire with an inner tube and V-brakes

Our very detailed step by step guide to changing a tire on a mountain bike that uses an inner tube and has v-brakes. Step 1 Open Brakes Open up the brakes so the tire can be removed. Step 2 Position Bike Now you can put your bike in a repair stand, or if you don’tContinue reading “How to change a mountain bike tire with an inner tube and V-brakes”

2017 Liv Enchant Woman’s Hybrid Bicycle

Here is another nice bike from the fleet, my daughter’s 2017 Liv Enchant woman’s bicycle in a nice blue color.  Bought this one used and tuned it up, and it’s been a great bike.  She previously had a 24” mountain bike and says she likes the more upright riding position of this bike better.  HaveContinue reading “2017 Liv Enchant Woman’s Hybrid Bicycle”